College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 22 - Multiple-Choice Questions - Page 862: 7


The correct answer is: (b) oriented east-west

Work Step by Step

As the wave moves south from the transmitter, the electric field is oriented vertically. The magnetic field is oriented perpendicular to the direction of motion and also perpendicular to the electric field. Therefore, the magnetic field is oriented horizontally along the east-west axis. The correct answer is: (b) oriented east-west
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